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About the Course

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules: Week 1: Learn how GIS grew from paper maps to the globally integrated electronic software packages of today. You will install ArcGIS on your computer and learn how to use online help to answer technical questions. Week 2: Open up ArcGIS and explore data using ArcMap. Learn the foundational concepts of GIS, how to analyze data, and make your first map. Week 3: Make your own maps! Symbolize data and create an eye-catching final product. Week 4: Share your data and maps and learn to store and organize your data. Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program. Students who need an ArcGIS license will receive a non-commercial, 1 year student license for participation in this course and specialization....

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May 16, 2021

GREAT COURSE TO JUMPSTART FOR ANY NEW LEARNERS IN THE FIELD OF GIS. It is extremely helpful to learn the basics & the projects help any new learners to understand what kind of work is done in ArcGIS.

Oct 4, 2020

I finished the course, I do not know why it indicates to me as if I had not finished\n\nI would like answer, please. My email:\n\nWhy don't answer me?\n\nRegards\n\nVictor Ramon

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By Antonio R R

Sep 21, 2020

Thanks a lot Nick, I learned so much

By Yaqub A

May 17, 2020

Awesome course for beginner i think

By Ong Y C

May 5, 2020

Very good and passionate instructor!

By David L

Jan 27, 2020

It Is the best, I enjoy learning it.

By Anthony M

Jul 25, 2018

Great content and fantastic delivery

By Benjamin A

Apr 10, 2018

I enjoyed the course. i learnt a lot


Sep 13, 2017

best of its kind for new gis learner

By batung s e

Jun 7, 2017

an extreme spatial science.i love it

By Simeon T

Oct 15, 2021

teaching methodology was excellent.

By adriana o o

Aug 24, 2020

Muy completo, y muy bien explicado.

By mohamed s

Jun 3, 2020

very helpful and excellent approach

By Jacob P

Oct 2, 2017

Great class, proud to add to my CV!


Jul 2, 2017

Good description by Nick. Excellent


Jun 4, 2017

A very useful and practical course.

By James H

Feb 9, 2017

Superb introduction to GIS concepts

By Assaf W

Apr 19, 2016

Very interesting and engaging class

By Amin S

Apr 13, 2016

Great course. Thank you Mr Santos!

By Nemi B

Apr 3, 2016

Neatly explained. Excellent Courese

By Ozer O

Jul 20, 2020

It was so helpful. Thanks so much.


Apr 30, 2020

It was a nice learning. Thank you,

By Azimli N

Feb 22, 2019

Very helpful introduction into GIS

By Turki A

Jan 21, 2019

The course was very helpful for me

By Jasminka K

Aug 15, 2018

Excellent course, I learned a lot.

By Eslam S M H

Jul 13, 2018

on of the best i have ever learned

By Simeng H

May 20, 2018

useful, very great course material